Archaeological Conservation Institute


Location: Cabras ( Sardinia), Italy

Season: 
May 29, 2017 to June 23, 2017

Session dates: 
one session

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, January 1, 2017

Deadline Type: 
Exact date

Flyer: PDF icon archaeological_conservation_institute_2017.pdf

Program Type

Field school

no

Affiliation:

Centro di Conservazione Archeologica/Randolph College

Project Director:

Roberto Nardi (CCA) and Susan Stevens (Randolph College)

Project Description

The Institute consists of instruction and hands-on experience in conservation methods of ancient stone  conservation with a team of Italian conservators of the Centro di Conservazione Archeologica (Rome) at the Museum of Cabras, Sardinia where participants work as a team conserving the Nuragic warrior sculptures from Monte' Prama near Cabras. Also included are excursions to archaeological sites, museums and cities on the western coast of Sardinia, and three days in Rome at the end.  

Period(s) of Occupation: Late Bronze-Early Iron Age

Notes: 
Cultural heritage preservation, Field conservation.

Project size: 
1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: full session

Minimum age: 
college

Experience required: 
none

Room and Board Arrangements

ACI participants are provided with full room, board, (also tools and supplies) and local transportation for three weeks in apartments in Cabras on the west coast of Sardinia. The last three days are in Rome.

Cost: 
$4,450 for 3.5 weeks

Academic Credit

Name of institution offering credit: 
Randolph College
Number of credits offered 2
Tuition: 
$300

Location

Contact Information
Prof. Susan Stevens
Randolph College, 2500 Rivermont Ave
Lynchburg
VA
USA
24503
Telephone: 
434-947-8533